Paul Cribb of Roanoke Rapids, NC, passed away on December 23rd after an extended illness. He was surrounded by the family who cherished him.
Paul Cribb was a true family man who loved his family. He was preceded in death by the love of his life and wife of 49 years, Elizabeth Cribb. He is survived by his wife Virginia Cribb who cherished him and extended his life with her love and devotion. He will be greatly missed by his children, Paul Cribb, Jr, and wife Donna, Suzie Cribb Harton and husband, John, Cindy Cribb Tyler, and husband Kevin, Troy Cribb and wife Donna, Kevin Cribb and wife Candal. He has grandchildren and great grandchildren who also held a place in his heart and will miss him dearly.
Paul started and finished his career with Roses Stores. He started in the stockroom with a $4 per pay period check, to being promoted to Assistant Manager, Manager, and Regional Manager, He loved his work and his employees.
He was a true Wolfpack fan with three of his children attending NC State. His NC State Christmas tree will shine brightly in his honor this year.
There was a celebration of life held at Hockaday Funeral & Cremation Service Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., officiated by Rev. Jeremy Kobernat.
Dad spent his youth at Kennedy Home in Kinston, NC, part of the Baptist Childrens Home, where the other orphans were his brothers and sisters and the first place he truly felt loved and wanted. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation made in his memory to Kennedy Home. Please contact Brian Baltzell at firstname.lastname@example.org The funds will go directly to that facility.